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Page 258 - I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too ; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe should dare to invade the borders of my realm ; to which rather than any dishonour shall grow by me, I myself will take up arms, I myself will be your general, judge, and rewarder of every one of your virtues in the field.
Page 250 - Scotch gentleman told me, (and, faith, I believe he was right) that I was a very great pedant for my pains.
Page 126 - Let him for succour sue from place to place, Torn from his subjects, and his son's embrace. First let him see his friends in battle slain, And their untimely fate lament in vain ; And when at length the cruel war shall cease, On hard conditions may he buy his peace ; Nor let him then enjoy supreme command, But fall untimely by some hostile hand, And lie unburied on the barren sand.
Page 541 - The country in general may be confidered as well timbered, producing large trees of many kinds, and to be exceeded by no country in variety. Thofe which are peculiar to Kentucky are the fugar-tree, which grows in all parts in great abundance, and furnifl1es every family with plenty of excellent fugar.
Page 55 - I thought proper to make a declaration of the views and principles by which I am guided. I have ordered a copy of this declaration to be laid before you...
Page 268 - I inquired where he had bought it, and went straight to the baker's shop, which he pointed out to me. I asked for some biscuits, expecting to find such as we had at Boston ; but they made, it seems, none of that sort at Philadelphia.
Page 189 - Nor choose a base and uncomely creature altogether for wealth; for it will cause contempt in others, and loathing in thee.
Page 272 - As the whole company followed us, the other Indians had alfo taken the alarm before the old...
Page 16 - All our attainments, all our arts, are employed to gain and keep the heart of man ; and what mortification can exceed the disappointment, if the end be not obtained ? There is no reproof however pointed, no punishment however severe, that a woman of spirit will not prefer to neglect ; and if she can...